The Marshall Project did a piece on the 25th anniversary of the use of the word “SuperPredator.” The word and the media frenzy around it, Bogert and Hancock posit, is in part responsible for the demonization of an entire generation.
BOP ordered a lock down prior to Biden’s inauguration, underestimating the inmate’s understanding of 3553(a) factors surrounding sentencing.
On January 26, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling for the elimination of private federal prisons.
The federal prisons have begun to administer the covid-19 vaccine to inmates. How does the affect the 3582 motions?
US vs. Bucci shows compassionate release for relief for a federal inmate as the sole parental caregiver for his mother.
In most cases, compassionate release appeals are difficult since the First Step Act gives district courts full discretion.
The goal of this interim step is to ensure that decisions about charging, plea agreements, and advocacy at sentencing are based on the merits of each case.
In January 2021, The United States Sentencing Commission published a study on Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues and their trends.
Extending home confinement past the COVID-19 pandemic is a blurry legal line.
BOP regulations will affect how individuals are able to earn time credits for the evidence-based recidivism reduction classes.
Through most of 2020, politicians and advocates across the country pushed for more widespread releases of inmates amidst COVID-19 threats.